MR Lumbar Sacral Plexus WWO Neuro Protocol

Scan Notes:

Axial images obtained through areas of pathology only

On all of our systems except MR1: Add the torso coil anteriorly in combination with the table top and/or NV array coils.

Last updated: 10/16/2020
Charge as: Lumbar Sacral Plexus W/WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: On all of our systems except MR1: Add the torso coil anteriorly in combination with the table top and/or NV array coils.

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm L5 through Sacrum
AXIAL T2 Mid TE FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPAIR 25cm L5 through Sacrum
OBL COR T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum
OBL COR STIR TSE 3mm 1mm STIR 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum

Contrast Injection

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
OBL COR T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPIR 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum
AXIAL T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPIR 25cm L5 through Sacrum
MRI Lumbosacral Plexus WWO Protocol positioning image for radiology